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    Wifi 6 Router recommendation for 400 sq. m. building and 20+ Devices

    Dears, I am looking for the right and optimized setup for the network of my house. House is a 400 square meters building of two levels/floors with a total of 4 apartments and 4 shop lots at the ground floor. The connection is 100 MegaBits FTTH and the modem/router is Huawei Echolife HG8245Q...
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    Setting up an Extra AP with Asus's XT8

    Hello, I want to buy Asus's ZenWifi XT8. But before doing that I have a question. I have a Cisco Access Point (Model: AIR-AP1832I-E-K9). Can I set up my 2 Asus units and connect the Cisco AP as a third unit with them?, having them all broadcast the same SSID as a one network and have a good...
  3. Julio Urquidi

    Netgear Expands Wi-Fi 6 Orbi Mesh System Lineup

    The NETGEAR Orbi AX4200 Tri-band Mesh System follows up on the already released AX6000 product. Where the older Wi-Fi 6 product is designed to handle up to 60+ connected devices and is recommended for homes with service-provided 2.5 Gbps speeds, the new AX4200 scales down, not only in price, but...
  4. Julio Urquidi

    Linksys Adds New Affordable Wi-Fi 6 Max-Stream Router To Its Mesh Portfolio

    The dual-band Linksys Max-Stream AX1800 (MR7350) is a Wi-Fi Certified 6 mesh router that can be used as a primary node or as an additional node in an already existing mesh network. Powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, the 2x2 MR7350 has maximum wireless rates of 574 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and...
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    802.11ax USB adapter

    I'd like to capture 802.11ax packets using wireshark in an Ubuntu system, so I guess I need a USB adapter that I can set up in monitor mode and supports 802.11ax. Do you guys know any? Thanks!
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    UniFi's first WiFi 6 Access Point is coming soon

    Please forgive me if this has already been posted. I've done search and didn't see one so assume it hasn’t been discussed or shared here yet. UAP-6L has been filed on FCC couple weeks ago. In summary, I gathered UAP-6L will be: UniFi’s first WiFi 6 compatible Access Point No WiFi 6E No WiFi...
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    WiFi 6 was not worth it for me ~ Journey of WiFi 6 AiMesh back to WiFi 5 UniFi ~

    Who is this for? I've written this to share my personal experience to those who believe WiFi 6 is the best one can get right now. Yet, your experience is not quite as impressive as you expected. Perhaps, debating WiFi 5 vs. WiFi 6 because of different reviews. This is one technophilic person's...
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    RT-AX89X vs RT-AX88U

    I've been wanting the 89X for a while now but it's been sold out everywhere for over 3 weeks. The 88U is also on my radar and I can find that in stock. I really have no need to the 10G Ethernet or the 10G SFP as I don't run any servers at home. What I do have is a smart home with a lot of...
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    Wondering about Wi-Fi 6 routers and how they currently function

    Hi I was wondering about Wi-Fi 6 routers and how they currently function, would appreciate some advice: Background: Initially, I had two Netgear AC routers (R7800), one acting as main router and other as access point. Sometime ago, I bought Asus RT-AX88U, however, it had some issues handshaking...
  10. Kashif Tasneem

    GT-AX11000 -> No 160 Mhz on 5Ghz-2?

    Hi. Does 5Ghz-2 band not support 160 Mhz? Please see the attached image. I have 160 Mhz appearing only on 5Ghz-1. 160 Mhz isn't available on 5Ghz-2 channel bandwidth dropdown as well.
  11. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Announces Wi-Fi EasyMesh Based Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 System

    NETGEAR announced its first Nighthawk Wi-Fi mesh system based on the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi EasyMesh technology at CES 2020. The initial offering, the Nighthawk Mesh WiFi 6 System (MK62), includes an MR60 routing unit and MS60 satellite unit, both based on a dual-stream Broadcom platform. The...
  12. Merlin_KM

    Looking to go AX and aggregate WAN ports to an SB8200

    Hello! First time posting, so please excuse any oversights! I'm looking to upgrade to AX with one of the options currently available. At the same time, I have a Gigabit plan with Xfinity/Comcast through an SB8200 cable modem. My ultimate goal is to aggregate the 2 ports on the SB8200 to an AX...
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    Asus AX88U OFDMA link question

    Hi I read that the first draft WiFi 6 routers from some companies like Netgear have OFDMA downlink but not uplink hence are not "true" WiFi 6 in all respects. I understand that AX88U has OFDMA downlink, and was wondering if AX88U has OFDMA uplink? If yes, is it working efficiently as per...
  14. Flying Dutchman

    EAX80 - WiFi 6 extender - Is it supporting a wired backbone?

    Hi, I am considering using a EAX80 WiFi 6 extender, but want to make use of a wired backbone (so this extender is connected over ethernet cable to the router). When reading the specs I can't become sure that this device is supporting this. Is anyone knowing the answer?
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    Should I upgrade to WiFi 6 Router?

    It just came in my attention that NetGear released it new Wi-Fi 6 Extender: https://www.snbforums.com/threads/netgear-intros-tri-band-wi-fi-6-router-and-mesh-extender.58388/ My question is: What if I connect the Netgear AX600 wifi extender/router with my AC router will I able to get better...
  16. Julio Urquidi

    Netgear Adds Wi-Fi 6 Mesh System And AC3000 Mesh Extender To Orbi Line

    NETGEAR today announced availability of the Wi-Fi 6 version of its Orbi mesh Wi-Fi system that was announced at CES 2019 in January. The Orbi Wi-Fi 6 Wi-Fi tri-band Wi-Fi system (RBK852) consists of two AX6000 tri-band nodes, each powered by a 2.2 GHz quad core processor. Aside from using a...
  17. thiggins

    RT-AX88U Beta Firmware posted. Supports WPA3 and OFDMA

    Version Beta Version2019/07/3169.97 MBytesASUS RT-AX88U Firmware beta version - Beta OFDMA support - Beta WPA3 support https://dlcdnets.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wireless/RT-AX88U/FW_RT_AX88U_90043846396.zip I have tried this with four Samsung S10e phones. Packet...
  18. thiggins

    NETGEAR Announces $200 AX Router, Finally Lets You Buy RAX120

    NETGEAR today took the wraps off its low-cost draft 802.11ax router, based on Intel's Wi-Fi 6 platform. The RAX40 Nighthawk AX4 4-Stream AX3000 is a dual-band two-stream Wi-Fi 6 router supporting maximum link rates of 600 Mbps in 2.4 GHz @ 40 MHz bandwidth and 2400 Mbps in 5 GHz @ 160 MHz...
  19. CrystalLattice

    UPDATED 2019 REcommendation

    New recommendation: do not touch purchasing anything that looks or smells like 'a rooooter' until black friday/ xmas 2019! Or, later. Yes, we all know this is obvious, but in the light of no new articles, advice, or recommendations on this best router site, someone has to post it. For those for...